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Welcome to Holmes Real Estate Appraisal Co. – Your Trusted Source for Quality Appraisal Services in Western Montana.


We take pride in being a Montana-owned, licensed, and insured small business dedicated to providing top-notch real estate appraisal services. Our focus extends to commercial, industrial, and agricultural (income-producing property) appraisal reports delivered with a commitment to excellence.


Our President and Chief Appraiser, Brandon D. Holmes, MAI, upholds our motto, “Excellence in Professional Appraisals”. This is by ensuring that our clients receive clear, narrative-style appraisals that strictly adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).  We are also guided by leading industry education from the Appraisal Institute (AI) and the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).  We guarantee the highest standards in our services.


Services Tailored to Your Needs:

  • Commercial Income-Producing Properties

  • Investors

  • Federal and Local Lending Institutions

  • Private Lenders

  • Private Property Owners

  • Lawyers and Attorneys

  • Engineering Companies

  • Accountants

  • Local City, County, and State Agencies


Comprehensive Valuation Services for:

  • Investment Purposes

  • Commercial Lending

  • Agricultural Lending

  • Easements (Conservation Easements or for Eminent Domain Purposes)

  • Valuations Before and After Taking

  • Estate Properties and Planning

  • Eminent Domain

  • Taxation and Financial Planning

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Fundamental Market Analysis

  • Highest and Best Use Analysis


Our Geographic Reach:

Operating in Western Montana, including but not limited to:

  • Flathead County (Whitefish, Columbia Falls, Bigfork, Lakeside, and Kalispell)

  • Missoula County (Missoula, Frenchtown, Lolo, Bonner, and East Missoula)

  • Lake County and the Mission Valley (Polson, Ronan, and St. Ignatius)

  • Ravalli County and the Bitterroot Valley (Florence, Stevensville, Corvallis, Victor, and Hamilton)


For more information about our services or general inquiries, please contact us at 406.721.3940 or email


At Holmes Real Estate Appraisal Co., we look forward to the opportunity to serve you with excellence.

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